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Georgia’s Digital Economy with Google, Georgia Public Policy Foundation
September 16, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
YOU ARE INVITED
‘GEORGIA’S DIGITAL ECONOMY’
At Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
Hosted by Google and the Georgia Public Policy Foundation
Registration is FREE
September 16, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
8:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast & Registration/Product Demos/Networking
● Product Demos include Google Glass, Chromebooks and Pixel
8:30 – 8: 45 Opening Welcome Remarks
● Lilyn Hester, Public Policy & Government Relations Manager, Southeast U.S. Region, Google
● Representative Ed Setzler, Chairman, House Science and Technology Committee
8:45 – 9:15 Opening Keynote Speaker: The Innovation Ecosystem Fueling Economic Growth
● Steve Cross, Executive Vice President for Research, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:15 – 10:15 Entrepreneurship Panel – Where does Georgia Lead and Lag?
○ Dr. Sam Franklin, Sr. Analytical Lead, Retail Industry Chairman, Atlanta Community Affairs, Google
○ Palaniswamy “Raj” Rajan, President, TIE Atlanta, Chairman & CEO, Virima Technologies
○ Dr. Paul Judge, Chief Research Officer & VP, Barracuda Networks
○ David Cummings, Founder & Owner, Atlanta Technology Village
10:15 – 10:25 Break
10:25 – 11:00 Patent Troll Panel – Threat to Innovation
○ Matthew Levy, Patent Counsel, Computer & Communication Industry Association (CCIA)
○ John Harris, Senior Partner, Morris Manning & Martin, LLP
○ Dr. Steve Vicinanza, CEO, BlueWave Computing, LLC
11:00 – 11:20 Education and Technology – Personalized Learning for Every Child
○ Bob Swiggum, Chief Information Officer, Georgia Department of Education
11:20 – 11:30 Closing Remarks
The conference location is Room 236, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, 84 5th Street NW, Atlanta. A continental breakfast is available starting at 8:00am.
Registration is FREE but advance registration is required; seating is limited.
Attendees can register here: https://live-gppf.pantheonsite.io/sept-16-event-focuses-on-georgias-digital-economy/
Parking will be available in the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center deck with entry off Spring Street one-half block south of Fifth Street. Attendees are responsible for their own parking charges.
Media representatives who wish to attend must contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or .